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Science and Technology in the Cold War


About the Course:

Examines the evolving relationships between science and Cold War geopolitics through key episodes from the natural as well as social sciences on both sides of the ideological divide. Topics examined include: science/state relationship, arms race, the military-industrial-academic complex, Big Science, government secrecy, the space race, environmentalism.


History 2C or 4C or 17C or upper division standing.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Elena Aronova   

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